Radio News for Wednesday, 9/10/2008

(No Update this Morning, your humble admin is traveling)

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Radio and Records

  • New York AG Investigates PPM
  • CCR Hands Out ’08 Performance Excellence Awards
  • Mel: Merger Synergies More Valuable At $425M
  • RCA In Dyer Straits & That’s Awesome
  • CMA Nominations Announced
  • WERV Execs Exit
  • Webster Gets Strategic With Edison
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 9, 2008
  • A La Carte Packages Debut On Satellite Radio Oct. 6
  • Astral Media Makes Stellar Changes
  • Bubba The Love Sponge Adds Reality TV
  • WIKS Names PD & MD
  • WBLX Eliminates PD Position
  • Scrobe Joins EMI Music Marketing
  • AWRT, MIW Present ‘Speed Mentoring’
  • Eccles Joins WUIS
  • Song Tagging Technology Comes To FM Radio
  • Beasley, Staffers Inducted Into ‘NBA’ Hall
  • Jones, Streisand, Townshend, Daltrey Nab Kennedy Honors
  • Emmis, WorldBand Partner For South Asian HD Programming
  • CC Gets All A’s From GLBT
  • Sacramento Forecast: Breezy
  • Satellite Shares Fall On Slower Growth, Bank Debt Concerns
  • Farber, McVay, Kihn Round Out ‘Presidents Of Radio’ Presenters
  • Salem Launches SRNnews.com
  • Wait! It’s A TV Show Too!
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • New Deal
  • FCC Seeks Input On PPM Petition
  • Smiley, Lee Set For ‘Soul Men’ Screening At R&R Convention
  • Arbitron Opens Urban Ratings Clinics
  • Alonso Among Nuestra América Board Members
  • NABOB Files PPM Petition With FCC

    All Access

    • In Wake Of NY AG Moves, More Questions About PPM
    • Is MySpace Music Targeting A September Launch?
    • Moonves: CBS Still In Radio… For Now
    • Clear Channel Announces Expiration Offer For Senior Notes
    • Arbitron Announces Dividend
    • Swaggart Buys Texas CP
    • WBUD Flip Set For Next Week
    • Dan Binder Joins NextMedia/Wilmington As OM
    • ‘Crazy’ Howard McGee Set For Internet Show
    • Another Florida Pirate Busted
    • StreetPulse: Look Who’s Back At #1
    • Jessica Tyler Named MD At WCTK
    • Tim McGraw Spends 9/11 With The Troops
    • CO5 Nashville Joins Chad Brock’s Presidential Campaign
    • Aaron Tippin Releases Political Tune
    • Report: Mayor Autry Joins KYNO/Fresno
    • WKRD Adds ‘Early Birds’
    • ‘Sorry’ Returning To BBC Radio 4
    • NY AG Cuomo To Investigate PPM
    • RCA Ups David Dyer To VP/Top 40 Promotion
    • Edison Ups Tom Webster To VP/Strategy & Marketing
    • Apple’s Latest Show-And-Tell


    • Broadcasters & Microsoft Zune Form “Tag” Team
    • Sirius XM Radio Gives Merger Update
    • David Dyer Promoted To VP/Top 40 Promotion For RCAMG
    • Apple Unveils Newest Generation Of iPods
    • Legendary Concert Photos To Be Released
    • Mike Bergin joins Downtown Records as Head of Promotion

    Radio Ink

    • New York Attorney General Investigating PPM
    • Collins Is KURV’s New PD
    • Webster Upped To VP/Strategy & Marketing At Edison
    • Who Are Your Choices For The Radio Wayne Awards?
    • MIWs, AWRT Host ‘Speed Mentoring’ At NAB Show
    • Beasley Honored By Nevada Broadcasters Association
    • NABOB Conference To Include Power Of Urban Radio Panels
    • Emmis, WorldBand Media Partner For HD Network
    • Salem Debuts SRNnews.com

    Inside Radio

    • Cumulus: new ratings system is close.
    • “Numerous inquiries” in CBS stations.
    • Arbitron’s hit with third PPM investigation.
    • Arbitron argues A-G oversteps his bounds.
    • Emmis finds money-making HD niche.
    • “This is as bad as it’s going to get.”
    • Mel Karmazin says broadcast radio “sucks.”
    • Salem station sued for being too conservative.
    • Matt Pinfield: Thanks, but I’m still alive.

    Radio Business Report

    • New attack on PPM
    • How radio and television stations can adapt to and capitalize on the digital revolution
    • Emmis, WorldBand Media partner to launch Asian HD Radio network
    • FCC breaking out the broom and dustpanKNEW renews as Savage flagship
    • Salem Radio Network launches SRNnews.com

    Radio Online

    • New York AG Andrew Cuomo Launches PPM Investigation
    • Edison Elevates Webster to VP/Strategy & Marketing
    • MMTC Supports New Rules For AM Directional Antennas
    • Sirius XM Radio taps Steve Torre as Program Director for the Mad Dog Radio channel
    • George Beasley Inducted into Nevada Broadcasters Hall
    • Emmis, WorldBand to Launch Ethnic Digital Radio Network
    • Los Angeles Man Sues KRLA Over Conservative Content
    • Urban WIKS-FM (101.9 Kiss FM)/Greenville-New Bern ups Assistant PD
    • CHR KDND-FM (107.9 The End)/Sacramento brings in Joe Breezy for nights
    • Sports WQXI-AM (790 The Zone)/Atlanta taps University of Georgia Defensive End and Cincinnati Bengal Defensive End David Pollack


    • Underwood, Chesney Score Multiple CMA Noms
    • New Beyonce Album Arriving In November
    • Sonic Youth Inks New Deal With Matador
    • Juanes Tops Los Premios MTV Nominations
    • Elbow Snags U.K.’s Nationwide Mercury Prize
    • Brad Paisley Extends Tour Into 2009
    • Heart Thinking Conceptual For Next Album


    • Former WGCI Chicago morning Man Crazy Howard McGee will be doing his own Internet Radio show on USTalkNetwork.com
    • NABOB adds The Power of Urban Radio
    • Meet Maryline Blackburn Miss Alaska 1984
    • DJ Supreme Elevated
    • Brion O’Brion Resurfaces in Shreveport

    All About Country

    • Update on Buffalo ‘Willie 4 President’ Rome
    • Tim McGraw To Perform For Troops On Sept. 11th
    • Country Music’s Lacey D Wins Colgate Country Showdown State Final
    • By 2009 Mel Is looking at $60 million in Sirius XM Programming Cost Cuts
    • ICMDO Names Judy Seal and Rodrigo Haddad 2008 Ambassadors
    • Jude Corbett Now Imaging WUSD
    • Country Live USA Welcomes Chris Cagle And KKJG
    • Sirius XM ‘Best of Both’ Packages Revealed
    • Broken Bow Records Finds A New Home Today
    • This Years’ Satellite subscriber growth is Slow
    • Cumulus’s New Ratings System Getting Closer
    • WWKA Gets Thousands Of School Supplies For Teachers
    • Fans of Wynonna Can Get An Opry Experience To Remember
    • By George, Beasley Honored By Nevada Broadcasters Association
    • WGNA Listeners Can Now ‘Sail The High Seas’ With Kevin Richards
    • Ari Vaughn Departs Sony BMG A&R
    • Dan Mason: ‘Great ideas still work’
    • PPM Release Today
    • This Arbitron PPM Investigation Makes it Number Three
    • Here We Go: New York AG Investigates PPM
    • Kristy Lee Cook Performs On Regis & Kelly
    • The Road Hammers Make Their Opry Debut
    • Citadel/Allentown’s Shelly Easton’s Home Struck By Lightning
    • Moby Misses Mornings
    • Liberty Hill Leaves WTNT/Tallahassee
    • Dan McDonald Heads A&R For Winding Road Music
    • Country Weekly Gets A New Publisher
    • Clear Channel Programmers Gather In Atlanta
    • KUPL/Portland Gives Listener A Backyard Barbeque
    • Derek Sholl Moves His Single To CO5 Nashville
    • George Jones Receives 2008 Kennedy Center Honors
    • Patty Loveless’ New CD Releases Today
    • Doc Walker Walks Off With 5 Trophies At CCMA Awards
    • Emerson Drive Goes To Valory Music Co